Because of its numerous military bases, San Antonio seems to be a hub for both active duty military members and retirees. The city is welcoming, family-friendly, and full of culture. At Keller Williams, we want to help make your move to San Antonio as smooth and seamless as possible. We know that finding the right home is very important for a military family, especially considering the frequent moves and constant relocation that you face.
We’ve researched the area surrounding several bases in San Antonio and hand-picked several neighborhoods that seem particularly appealing to military families. Randolph AFB: Randolph Air Force Base, located on the northeast side of San Antonio, is surrounded by several small towns and communities perfect for military families.
Schertz: Located less than 3 miles away, Schertz, TX is a charming town with excellent schools and several viable neighborhoods for military families. Jonas Woods is a community of over 300 homes, a swimming pool, and beautiful landscaping. Homes tend to range in the mid-200k’s. Nearby, Greenshire offers a similar neighborhood vibe for prices more towards the 300k range.
Universal City: Less than 2 miles away from Randolph, Universal City is in a prime location for military homeowners. The Olympia Hills neighborhood is a relatively new gold course community by the reputable Woodside Homes builders. Homes range from 370k-415k. Additionally, Universal City has several lower-priced neighborhoods like Old Cimarron Trail, where the median home price is in the 200k’s.
Garden Ridge: A bit further down the road is the luxurious hill country town of Garden Ridge. Homes in this area tend to be spacious, beautiful, and relatively private. Arrowood Estates is gated luxury community with large lots, beautiful architecture, and energy efficient features. Other neighborhoods include Enclave of Garden Ridge, Garden Ridge Estates, etc. Homes in this area tend to be range between 400k and 600k, but can go higher if you decide to build a luxury home in the area.
No matter your price range or preference, housing nearby your base is absolutely possible. We hope to help you settle into San Antonio as effortlessly as possible!
We’d love to help you discover your options. We’ll connect you with a lender to see what you can afford (Hint: it may be more than you think!), download our exclusive Buyer’s Guide (with important insights and tips specific to San Antonio), and contact an expert agent to get started.